Monday, May 07, 2007

A Union Ideas Network One-Day Conference

Building Stronger Unions - Organising in the Context of Global Capital

17 May 2007: 10.30-4.30

London Metropolitan University
Calcutta House, Room CS501, Old Castle Street, London E1 7NT

The challenges for unions organising in the context of global capital
* Frances O' Grady, TUC Deputy General Secretary

Global Campaigns: organising along supply chains
* Doug Miller, International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers' Federation
* Paula Hamilton, International Transport Workers' Federation

Organising in Europe
* Professor Jeremy Waddington, Manchester University
* Bronwen McKenna, Director of Organising and Membership, Unison

Organising amongst low paid and subcontracted workers
* Professor Jan Wills, Queen Mary, University of London
* Martin Smith, National Organiser, GMB

Union Futures: a new TUC pamphlet will be launched: introduced by Sheila Cohen

To register, contact Debbie Clearly at the TUC on 020 7467 1361 or email

Union Ideas Network (UIN) is the online website bringing together trade unionists and academics to exchange ideas and information to stimulate debate and support action. Find out more by registering at

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